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NETWORKING CLASS: Sponsored by Merrfeld Resumes and Coaching; 7 p. m. Tuesday; Tecumseh Branch, 1411 E. State Blvd.; free; registration required; 421-1360.

GO FISHIN CREW CAPTAIN WORKSHOP: 9 a. m. to 4 p. m. Thursday; registration required by Wednesday; Lakeside Park, 1401 Lake Ave.; free; www. in. gov/dnr/fishwild/7548.htm.

ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS: “Cooking with Wine”; 7 p. m. Thursday; Allen County Extension Office, IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Ave.; registration required; 481-6826 or www. extension. purdue. edu/allen.

FORT WAYNE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION: Upcoming classes include Zumba and Tai Chi; call 467-1075 or go to www. fortwayneschools. org. Health

BLOOD DONATIONS: Riverside Center, 231 E. Monroe St., Decatur, 11:30 a. m. to 5:30 p. m. today; St. Joseph Hospital, 700 Broadway, 7 a. m. to noon Wednesday; Fort Wayne Fleet Euqipment, 13710 Lower Huntington Road, Roanoke, 8:30 to 11:30 a. m. Wednesday; South Whitley Public Library, 201 E. Front St., South Whitley, 1:30 to 5:30 p. m. Wednesday; Amercan Legion Post 423, 6215 Indiana 327, 1 to 5:30 p. m. Thursday; Mill Supplies Inc., 5105 Industrial Road, 8 to 10 a. m. Friday; SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church/School, 860 Cherry St., Huntington, 7:15 a. m. to 12:15 p. m. Sunday.

FRANCINE’S FRIENDS MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY UNIT: For women 40 and older in partnership with Parkview Regional ­ Cancer Center and Diagnostic Center; 483-1847 or 800-727-8439, ext. 26540; Fort Wayne Community Schools Bus Depot, 6006 Ardmore Ave., today; Kroger, 6002 St. Joe Center Road, Tuesday; Parkview Physician Group, Family Practice, 8175 U. S. 20 W., Shipshewana, Wednesday; PPG Family Practice, 1331 Minnich Road, New Haven, Friday.

SAFE OF ADAMS COUNTY: Body safety program with Sgt. Terry Hall; community and parent program, 7 p. m. today, Bellmont Middle School, 1200 E. North Adams Drive, Decatur; preschool program, 6:30 p. m. Thursday, Decatur Church of God, 1129 Mercer Ave., Decatur; free; 260-223-7477. Lectures

MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY: “The Shaping of a Peacemaker,” presented by Manchester graduate Kelley Brenneman; 3:30 p. m. Tuesday; Manchester University, Cordier Auditorium, North Manchester; free; www. manchester. edu.

“ISSUES AND ALES”: Discussions on poverty and opioid epidemic; 7 to 9 p. m Wednesday; Calhoun Street Soups, Salads and Spirits, 1915 S. Calhoun St.; wboi. org.

UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS: USF Research Exhibition; talk with USF student Emily Richardson, 4:45 p. m. Thursday; Achatz Hall of Science, 2701 Spring St.; free; 260-399-7700.

HISTORY CENTER: George R. Mather lecture series, “The Discovery, Development and Abondonment of the Lima-Indiana, the World’s First Giant Oil and Natural Gas Field,” presented by Chuck Knox; 2 p. m. Sunday; History Center, 302 E. Berry St.; free; 426-2882.

GOSHEN COLLEGE: Eric Yake Kenagy Visiting Artist Lecture; “Linnea Spransy,” presented by Linnea Spransy; 3 p. m. Sunday; Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall, Goshen; free.

MEDIEVAL BOOKS SYMPOSIUM: Wednesday and Thursday; keynote address, Elaine Treharne presents “Why Books Matter”; 5 to 7 p. m. Thursday; IPFW, Neff Hall, Room 101, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free; email, flemingd@ipfw. edu. Library

ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Contact Allen County Public Library, 421-1200 or www. acpl. lib. in. us, for information on activities or branches not listed. Main Branch, 900 Library Plaza, 421-1255, “First Friday Book Club,” for ages 14 to 11, 10 a. m. Friday; Dupont Branch, 536 E. Dupont Road, 421-1315, “Lego Club,” 10:30 a. m. Saturday; Georgetown Branch, 6600 E. State Blvd., 421-1320, “Family Fun Night: Spring Open Art,” 7 p. m. today; Hessen Cassel Branch, 3030 E. Paulding Road, 421-1330, “Field Trip Fridays,” 10:15 a. m. Friday; Little Turtle Branch, 2201 Sherman Blvd., 421-1335, “Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers: Spring has Sprung,” 7 p. m. today, 10:30 a. m. Tuesday; New Haven Branch, 648 Green St., New Haven, “Family Storytime: April Fool’s Day,” 10:30 a. m. Tuesday and Wednesday, “Optical Illusions,” 2 p. m. Friday; Pontiac Branch, 2215 S. Hanna St., 421-1350, “Family Game Night,” 6:30 p. m. Thursday; Woodburn Branch, 4701 Indiana 101 N., Woodburn, 421-1370, “The Lunch Bunch Book Club,” 11 a. m. today.

ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Tax Assistance,” 9 a. m. to 7 p. m. Tuesdays, through April, Decatur; Main Branch, 128 S. Third St., Decatur, 260-724-2605; Geneva Branch, 307 Line St., Geneva, 260-368-7270.

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: Sign language class, 4:15 p. m. Tuesday; Huntington branch, 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington, 260-356-0824.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Family Look-a-Like Contest,” library is accepting photos through Thursday, visitors may vote for a favorite through April 30; “Color Club,” 6 p. m. Wednesday; “Children’s Book Day,” Friday and Saturday, free children’s or teen books; 6221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2010.

LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Children’s Book Day,” Friday and Saturday, free children’s or teen books; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775.

WELLS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Sketch Comedy Program,” 6 p. m. Wednesday, registration required, Bluffton; “Teen Advisory Board,” 6 p. m. Wednesday, Bluffton; Wells County Public Library, 200 W. Washington St., Bluffton, 260-824-1612; Ossian Branch, 207 N. Jefferson St., Ossian; 260-622-4691. Organizations

ALLEN COUNTY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT: Public meeeting; 6 p. m. Thursday; Allen County Fairgrounds, 4-H building, 2726 Carroll Road; free; to register, call 484-5848 ext. 3.

KIWANIS CLUB OF WARSAW: Meeting; 11:45 a. m. to 1 p. m. Thursday; Kosciusko County Fairgrounds, Shrine Building, 1400 E. Smith St., Warsaw; www. warsawkiwanis. net. Fundraisers

ALLEN COUNTY 4-H PLANT SALE: Includes potted geraniums, tomato and green pepper plants, Gerbera daisies, hanging baskets, patio planters; orders must be placed and paid by Thursday; pick up, 5 to 8 p. m. May 5, 9 a. m. to noon May 6, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road; 481-6826 or www. extension. purdue. edu/allen.

LULU ROMAN: Comedian and singer from “Hee Haw” television show; 6 to 8 p. m. Saturday; Lifebridge Church, 12719 Corbin Road; $10; live auction follows program; 260-338-0700.